St Agnes Parish Bulletin 15th September 2019

Parish News…

Last week’s Weekly Offertory Promise collection amounted to £2737.00

Thank you for your generous financial support to all our collections.

ANNUAL BELFAST PIONEER MASS will take place this Wednesday 18th September 2019 here in St Agnes’ Parish Church @ 7pm. Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will be provided afterwards in our Parish Hall. Anyone wishing to be presented with emblems/ certificates please contact Pat 92 629959, Roisin 90 646957, Josephine 90 617116 or Mary on 94 423956.

PARISH HALL EVENTS Wednesday 18th September an Optometrist will be visiting the Hall at 11am. Refreshments will be provided. All welcome.

Wednesday 25th September Marie Curie will be having a Coffee Morning after the 10am Mass. Please all come along and support this worthy charity.

BULLETIN NOTICES Notices for the bulletin must be with the Parish Office on a Wednesday to be included in the weekend bulletin. Thank you.

Job Position: Lunch time supervisors in St Genevieve’s High School from 12.25 – 2.00pm. Please contact Geraldine McConville on 02890925670

Remember in Prayer…

Recently Deceased: Stella Jackson, Samuel Cavanagh, Hugh Pedlow, Frances Murphy.

Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Kennedy & Smith family deceased, Regina Kane, Matthew Kelly, Bernard & Anne Derby, Agnes Curoe, Mary Mc Caughey, Lily Hamilton, Marian & Jean Mallon, Lara Fraser, Margaret Doherty, Irene Kerr, Charlie Denny, Patricia Watters, Noel & Mary Smyth, Kevin Taylor.

Eternal rest grant unto them , O Lord!

What’s on…

Family Care Adoption Services Celebrating 50 years of adoption. Family Care Adoption Services is presently seeking adoptive families for babies, young children aged 2 years and older; and brothers and sisters. To find out more information please contact us at: Family Care Adoption Services: Telephone:02871 368592  

September on Lough Derg: Standard One Day Retreats in September: Sat 21, Sun 22 & Sun 29. Special Living with Suicide Day Retreat, Sat 28 September. Advance booking is essential for any of these dates. Tel 071 9861518 or email

Beginning Experience Are you suffering the pain of loss of a partner? Looking for help and understanding?Beginning Experience (a support group for widowed, separated and divorced people) meets every Wednesday evening from8pm to 10pm, commencing Wednesday 25th September, in St Bride’s Hall, Derryvolgie Ave., Malone Rd., Belfast. All welcome. For details please contact Phil Tel: 028 90 207645 or Marie Tel: 07896119669

ST MARY’S CBGS Open night Thursday 26th Sept at 7pm. Principal’s address at 8.30pm . All enquiries to 90 294000 (

RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS …is for individuals from any faith background (and none) who want to explore the Catholic faith. Weekly in St. Mary’s Church, Chapel Lane, starting 24th October at 7.30pm. Email or ring Fionnuala on 07702073895.

FAITH AND LIFE CONVENTION (SAT 28TH SEPT) Our Lady & St Patrick’s College. Online bookings at Theme “Faith in a Better World” and our Keynote Speaker will be Michel Camdessus. former Director of the International Monetary Fund and member of the Pontifical Council on Justice and Peace. The keynote speech will be followed by a panel discussion. The highlight of the day for many people is the variety of workshops on offer, and this year we have an impressive lineup of local and international speakers. All are welcome.

EMM2019 Extraordinary Mission Month we will be holding 3 major events in October – Friday 11 October 4.30pm – 7.30pm Missionary Young People and Children’s Day – Braid Parish to include climbing Slemish, Prayer Service and BBQ (bus leaving from QUB Chaplaincy at 3.00pm).  Saturday 19 October 9.30am – 4.30pm A Conference and Celebration of D&C Missionaries Abroad and at Home in St Mary’s University College, Falls Rd, Belfast. Sunday 20 October – 3.00pm Mission Sunday Mass – Together We Are Mission – St Patrick’s Church, Chapel Hill, Lisburn. October 2019 Theme - “Baptised and Sent” – Hold the Dates!














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